Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

My lyre is used for mourning
and my flute for the sound of weeping.

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore my harp is turned to mourning, And my flute to the sound of those who weep.

King James Version

My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.

International Standard Version

But my harp is in mourning; my flute plays only songs for those who are weeping."

A Conservative Version

Therefore my harp has [turned] to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.

American Standard Version

Therefore is my harp turned to mourning, And my pipe into the voice of them that weep.

Amplified

Therefore my lyre is turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.

Bible in Basic English

And my music has been turned to sorrow, and the sound of my pipe into the noise of weeping.

Darby Translation

My harp also is turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of weepers.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My harp is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of those that weep.

Julia Smith Translation

And my harp will be for mourning, and my pipe for the voice of those weeping.

King James 2000

My harp also is turned to mourning, and my flute into the voice of them that weep.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So my lyre came to be [used] for mourning, and my flute [for the] voice of [those who] weep.

Modern King James verseion

And my lyre has turned to mourning, and my flute to the sound of weeping.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

my harp is turned to sorrow, and my pipe to weeping.

NET Bible

My harp is used for mourning and my flute for the sound of weeping.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore my harp has turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.

The Emphasized Bible

Thus is attuned to mourning - my lyre, and my flute, to the noise of them who weep.

Webster

My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.

World English Bible

Therefore my harp has turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.

Youngs Literal Translation

And my harp doth become mourning, And my organ the sound of weeping.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My harp
כּנּור 
Kinnowr 
Usage: 42

H60
אבל 
'ebel 
Usage: 24

and my organ
עגּב עוּגב 
`uwgab 
Usage: 4

into the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

References

Easton

Fausets

Smith

Context Readings

Job Says: I Am Being Punished By God

30 My skin blackens and flakes off,
and my bones burn with fever.
31 My lyre is used for mourning
and my flute for the sound of weeping.



Cross References

Lamentations 5:15

Joy has left our hearts;
our dancing has turned to mourning.

Psalm 137:1-4

By the rivers of Babylon—
there we sat down and wept
when we remembered Zion.

Ecclesiastes 3:4

a time to weep and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn and a time to dance;

Isaiah 21:4

My heart staggers;
horror terrifies me.
He has turned my last glimmer of hope
into sheer terror.

Isaiah 22:12

On that day the Lord God of Hosts
called for weeping, for wailing, for shaven heads,
and for the wearing of sackcloth.

Isaiah 24:7-9

The new wine mourns;
the vine withers.
All the carousers now groan.

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace and spent the night fasting. No diversions were brought to him, and he could not sleep.

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